According to Bob's calculations, it looks like there are about 30 of us from Ohio. With Spring in the air I was wondering if any of you would like to get together for some bike riding or open water swims through the season (two of the disciplines where there is safety in numbers). I think it would be fun to meet up with some of you as well as being a good opportunity to learn some new long bike routes throughout Ohio. I realize this may not always work out with schedules as well as we may be at different levels, yet still wanted to offer it to you. Please send me a friend request or respond to the discussion and maybe we grow Bob's IMKY IamTri group into a local IamTri IMKY-Ohio group.
Hey Buckeye State IMKYers.....
Great idea Brett. Here are the towns/cities and numbers in each that I see in our group from Ohio. I'm not sure where some of these smaller towns are located but it appears that between Columbus area and Cincy/Dayton there is a nice collection from this group......
Cincinnati (10), Columbus (2), Dublin (2), Findlay (2), Troy (2), Hilliard (2) and then 1 from each of Howard, Loveland, Lorain, Reynoldsburg, Springfield, Fairfield, Lima and Tiffin.
Good luck connecting and training together. Might also be a good network for travelling to/from our group rides/carpooling, etc...
You are the man Bob, thank you very much.
I am one of the 10 from Cincinnati and I know at least 4 others here in Cincy. A few of us(from our group of 40 at the Blue Ash Y) do regular rides on Saturday mornings and a few others plan Sunday rides. We have some nice rides with some hills built in with living close to the Little Miami and the Ohio River. Not sure where you are located but you are more than welcome to join us. I do not believe many have headed out side much. Still a lot of spinning happening. We start from Downtown Loveland, at Nesbit Park most days. We use routes from a riding group here in Cincy call Gear4Beers. They have a website with many of the routes listed.
Thanks Ron. I am located in Columbus and would like to meet up for one of your rides in the spring. Thanks for the invite and I will stay in contact. Take care.
Jenna "welcome" to the group and I most certainly will keep you posted. I am looking forward to getting together for some group rides throughout Ohio and will be planning while patiently waiting for winter to end. I will send you a friend invite so the group can stay in touch also. Take care.
I am located just a few minutes south of downtown Cincinnati and would love to meet up for some rides/open water swims. Just keep me updated.
Forgot to mention that their are a few Wednesday night Triathlons at Caesar Creek state park. $10 bucks, sure not t-shirt but a nice workout, 1 mile swim, 20-21 mile ride and 3.4 mile run. Great for middle of the week workout and gets in an open water swim. You can access at http://www.speedy-feet.com/. They start May 25th, June 15th, June 29th, July 20th, and August 3rd. If i remember correctly they started around 6:30. You could sign up on-line last year for $1 extra to hold a spot as they only take around 100 people, but also have never seen anyone turned away. I have done a few these the past 2 years. They have water at the transition, so bike you need to take enough for the 20 miles, and the run starts and comes by at the half way point again. They get your splits as well.
That is great to know and I will probably be looking into one if not a couple of these for prep and training opportunities. They would be about an hour away for me. Thanks for the information.
Hello From CINCINNATI :) I live right of 74 West and also participate in a great amount of training up at Caeser's Creek in the spring, however I would be open to as much group training as possible ;)
Thanks Brett!! :)